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A colorless, nonvolatile solid, XeO3, explosive when dry: in solution it is called xenic acid.

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Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Benzene and its derivatives.

Semiconductor

A substance that does not conduct electricity at low temperatures but does so at higher temperatures.

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Nuclear Binding Energy

Energy equivalent of the mass deficiency, energy released in the formation of an atom from the subatomic particles.

 

Inert s-pair Effect

Characteristic of the post-transition minerals, tendency of the outermost s electrons to remain nonionized or un shared in compounds.

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20 interesting chemistry facts.

Chain Termination Step

The combination of two radicals, which removes the reactive species that propagate the change reaction.

Compound

A substance of two or more elements in fixed proportions. Compounds can be decomposed into their constituent elements.

Flotation

Method by which hydrophobic (water-repelling) particles of an ore are separated from hydrophilic (water-attracting) particles of a metallurgical pretreatment process.

Mass Spectrometer

An instrument that measures the charge-to-mass ratio of charged particles.